Political Science and Philosophy are bringing to campus Professor Boris Kashnikov, from the Moscow Higher School of Economics, to present a lecture on “War, Ethics, and Terrorism.” His lecture will be in a scheduled PoliSci class, but there are empty seats available for interested people. If you do want to attend the lecture, please send Huenemann a note, or comment on this post, so we have an idea of how many additional people will be attending.
See Kashnikov’s bio below; a man of interesting experiences.
Lecture: “War, Ethics, and Terrorism.”
By Professor Boris Kashnikov
Moscow Higher School of Economics
Date: March 8
Place: Main 115
Boris Kashnikov is Professor of Philosophy at the Moscow Higher School of Economics. Previously, he has taught at Ryazan University and at the Moscow University of the Ministry of the Interior. He is in the United States this year at George Mason University’s Philosophy Department on a Fulbright grant. He has previously had Fulbrights at Ohio University and Emory University. Professor Kashnikov’s interests and publications are in the areas of Russian philosophy, the application of liberal political theory in a Russian context, military ethics, and ethical issues relating to terrorism.
In addition to his academic background, Professor Kashnikov has advised various international groups and organizations, including the International Crisis Group. He was also a colonel in Russia’s Ministry of the Interior Forces and served in Nagorno-Karabakh and in Kosovo.